What are the STI test options in Boise,ID?
While STDs aren’t as prevalent in Idaho as they are in other areas of the country, the state is still affected. In Ada County alone, there were 1,824 cases of Chlamydia in 2016, at a rate of 410.8 cases per 100,000 people.
There were also 326 cases of Gonorrhea in the county in 2016, which equates to a rate of 73.4 cases per 100,000 people. There were also a number of early Syphilis cases in 2016 in Ada county, though there were less instances here at 39 cases, or a rate of 8.8 cases per 100,000 people.
As of the first quarter of 2018, there were 482 reported cases of HIV before stage 3 in Boise’s health district, with 52 people reported deceased. 615 cases of HIV stage 3 were reported, with 248 people deceased.
Boise provides its citizens with some public STD testing centers, like 2 Planned Parenthood locations on Harbor Lane and Franklin Road. There are other testing centers available as well, including on 8th Street. These services are available in Boise because of the STD epidemic. This has also resulted in some centers offering free STD testing at varying dates and times, though this might not always be convenient.
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- Please contact the individual public clinic to confirm pricing. Test pricing at public clinics many times depend on income and welfare eligibility.